Tom’s of Maine Natural Care Recycling Program - FAQ

Recycle all personal care packaging through this program.

All natural care mouthwash bottles and caps, toothbrushes, deodorant containers and caps, soap packaging, floss containers, and toothpaste tubes and caps.

No, the Tom’s of Maine Natural Care Recycling Program accepts natural care packaging from all brands.

No, your shipment can be any weight. However, you must ship at least 2 pounds of natural care packaging to earn the TerraCycle point donation. 

Remember, the shipment weight requirement is applicable only if you would like to earn TerraCycle points, but we encourage you to ship when your box is full to minimize the transportation carbon footprint for this program.

No, you do not need to clean the packaging before sending it to TerraCycle. However, please remove as much of the remaining product as possible before shipping. UPS will not accept dripping packages, so make sure your items are dry prior to shipping.

Each piece of waste your location sends in will earn you about 4.3 TerraCycle points. All natural care packaging will be counted based on an average unit weight of 19.5 grams each.